I was hoping to see if anyone has a Tabletop Stack Cutter that they love. I was hoping to not spend over $1,500. I seem to have a collection of the under $250.00 and I am tired of cutting one piece of Lettra at a time.Thanks!CourtneySee More
I am looking to trade Hamilton California Type Cases with Gray Metal Fronts in really good condition for Wood-Type or Blank Type Cases. Also If someone is interested and can come to my home in Duvall, WA. I have several fonts of Metal Type I will give away for free if you want to empty the cases so it stays nice and organized. Or will trade the full Cases for Blank or Wood Type Cases. In good condition. Thanks!See More
"So sorry you had this experience. But your story is very well written. He may have been put off by the fact you are a woman! But go on with your shop at home. The rewards will be worth it! And odds are he will never get a press anyways. And…"
"Firstly, your bed plate shouldn't matter to anything, as long as it's level and brings your type/plates up to type high.
Vandercook recommends no more than .03 over the undercut--so you'd want you paper and tympan/packing thickness…"
Hello! I have been wondering about proper packing on my SP-20. I have a Galley Bed Plate with 040 cylinder undercut. I have Vandercook Tympan, .003 packing sheets and a Mylar sheet. Everything I can find as to how much packing you need does not mention if the thickness of the bed plate is involved or not. If I use one piece of Tympan, the mylar and 5 packing sheets. Its not enough to make an impression in 80lb lettra. I'm worried that if I add any more thickness to the packing I may be…See More